Shoreline Community College President Lee Lambert has been
named the new chancellor at Pima Community College in Tucson, Ariz.
In unanimous vote Friday, May 17, 2013, the Pima board of
governors chose Lambert to lead the six-campus college. Board Chair Brenda Even
said it was clear Lambert has the skills needed to move Pima forward.
“I’m honored and pleased to be selected as the chancellor
for Pima Community College,” Lambert said. “In my visit and conversations, it
is apparent to me that Pima is committed to student access and success. I’m
looking forward to working with any and all groups to advance the mission of
Lambert is scheduled to start at Pima on July 1.
The next step for Shoreline will be to discuss and develop a
transition plan. The Shoreline Board of Trustees has scheduled an executive
session for 3 p.m., Monday, May 20, with no action items on the agenda. Then,
the board has a regular meeting scheduled meeting for 4 p.m., Wednesday, May
22. The Wednesday meeting will include a study session starting at 3 p.m. that
“I’m sorry to see Lee go, but wish him all the best in this
next stage of his career,” Shoreline Board Chair Phil Barrett said. “He was a visionary
president that, with faculty and staff, moved the college forward in many
significant ways. Lee leaves the college
in a far better position than when he arrived. The entire board of trustees is
dedicated to finding a strong leader to help take Shoreline Community College
to even greater heights.”